From a comedy-horror musical at the Caine Lyric Theater to plenty of haunted houses and corn mazes, Cache Valley has many ways to make your Halloween weekend spooky.
<strong>Dia de los Muertos</strong>
<em>Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.</em>
The USU Museum of Anthropology’s Saturdays at the Museum presents “Dia de los Muertos: Celebrating our ancestors” in the Old Main building on campus, room 252. Cultural presentations on Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) by the Latino Student Union take place in the museum at 11 a.m. and again at 2 p.m. Activities will run all throughout the event; there will be food to be tried and paper skeletons to be made. Guests are invited to bring an offering – something like a photo or a note to remember a loved one they have lost – to place in front of an authentic altarpiece. More information can be found at anthromuseum.usu.edu.
<strong>The (Ghostly) Lore of Logan Canyon</strong>
<em>Saturday, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m.</em>
Put on by the Stokes Nature Center, “The (Ghostly) Lore of Logan Canyon” is an event for teens and adults. Local storyteller Daniel Bishop will tell Logan Canyon’s spooky tales, such as the witch of the Wind Caves. The event costs $5 per person and participants must register by either calling the center at 755-3239 or e-mailing nature[at]logannature.org.
<strong>American West Heritage Center Corn Maze</strong>
<em>Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.</em>
The American West Heritage Center has a 7-acre corn maze, as well as a hay ropes course, a honeycomb maze for kids, a giant slide and gourds to launch while supplies last. Concessions are available for purchase. Tickets cost $6 for adults and $5 for kids ages 3-11, senior citizens, students and members of the military. More information about events can be found at www.awhc.org.
<strong>American West Heritage Center’s Haunted Hollow</strong>
<em>Saturday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. -10 p.m.</em>
The American West Heritage Center presents this year’s Haunted Hollow, “Terrifying Tales of the Past,” a river walk where guests will meet characters such as Jack the Ripper. A kid friendly Haunted Hallow will take place from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., but after that the center recommends children be at least 8 years of age. Tickets cost $7.50, and combination packages for the hollow and corn maze can also be purchased.
<strong>Little Bear Bottoms Corn Maze, Spooky Barn Ride and Haunted River Trail</strong>
<em>Saturday, Oct. 29, 1 p.m. – 11 p.m.</em>
<em>Monday, Oct. 31, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.</em>
There’s a little bit of fun for everyone in the family at Little Bear Bottoms. The corn maze package costs $6 for adults, $5 for students grade 12 and up, $4 for kids ages 4-11 and kids 3 and under get in for free. The Spooky Barn Ride package also admits the guest to the corn maze and costs $10 for adults, $9 for students and $8 for kids. The Haunted River Trail takes place after dark. Admission to the river trail costs $6, or guests can get the river trail and corn maze package for $11. Little Bear Bottoms is located Located .2 miles south of the Phillips 66-Burger King on the east side of Highway 89/91 in Wellsville. More information can be found at www.lbbcornmaze.com.
<strong>North Logan City Pumpkin Toss</strong>
<em>Saturday, Oct. 29, 1 p.m.</em>
North Logan City’s first-ever pumpkin toss will take place at the Elk Ridge Park. A club from USU’s department of mechanical engineering will use machines to catapult old pumpkins from the Pumpkin Walk. Guests are invited to come throw pumpkins by hand as part of a contest for prizes.
<strong>Little Shop of Horrors: An OLRC Revival</strong>
<em>Saturday, Oct. 29, 2 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m.</em>
A Caine Lyric Theater favorite, this comedy-horror musical takes the stage two last times this season on Saturday. Seating is reserved with tickets ranging from $10-$16. Tickets can be purchased by calling 797-8022 or at http://arts.usu.edu.
<strong>Green Canyon Farms Corn Maze</strong>
<em>Saturday, Oct. 29, 2 pm – midnight</em>
<em>Monday, Oct. 31, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.</em>
The Green Canyon Farms has a 20-acre corn maze, making it Cache Valley’s largest. The maze becomes haunted after dark on Saturday. Before the maze is haunted, admission costs $6 for adults (meaning anyone 12 years old and above) and $6 for kids ages 3-11. Once it’s haunted, admission costs $7 for adults and $5 for kids. Maze details and a coupon for admission can be found at www.greencanyonfarms.com.
<strong>Dark Meadows Haunted Forest and Manor</strong>
<em>Saturday, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m. – Sunday, Oct. 30, 12:30 a.m.</em>
<em>Mon, October 31, 7:30pm – 10:30pm</em>
Take a walk through Sherwood Hills Resort’s Dark Meadows Haunted Forest and Manor, an indoor and outdoor haunted house experience. Tickets are $13 and can be purchased at the Sherwood Hills front desk. More information can be obtained by calling 245-5054 or visiting www.darkmeadows.com.